Questions tagged [naming]

Giving a name to a new born or a new (muslim) name to convert

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Is "Abdul Athif" an appropriate name for a Muslim?

I am Abdul Athif. Athif means "kind". So I was given as Abdul Athif meaning "Servant of the kind" or "slave of the kind". But I don't find the name Athif in the 99 names of Allah. Is it going against ...
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Naming a girl baby by using the 99 names of Allah?

We can use Allah's 99 names when naming babies. I have cleared my doubt by seeing this question: Is naming a person using one of Allah's names allowed?. Mostly Allah's 99 names are used in the names ...
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What does "Rasul" means?

Honestly, that's my name, I wonder if there is a depth meaning of it. I am also curios if there is a relation of my name to GOD or a prophet. Please tell me.
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Who did name Surah al-Isra as Bani-Israel? (As the other name of Al-Isra)?

The seventeenth Surah of the Holy Qur’an is famous as two names. Actually, one of its names is Al-Isra and the other name is well-known as Bani-Israel. I've got 2 queries: Which one is the main name ...
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Is it haram to change the wife's last name to that of the husband's?

I got married recently and my husband wants me to change my surname to his name. First of all, I read it somewhere that in Islam it is not allowed for a wife to use her husband's name as her surname. ...
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Can we use "Noah" as a name for a baby?

My wife and I are due to have a baby in 7 weeks and have become keen on the name Noah as it will possibly keep me happy as I have Arabic roots and my wife is English. Is it ok to use the name Noah as ...
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Are there any suggested names to name a baby?

My son will be born in around 40 days (insha’allah). I was wondering has the Prophet (peace be upon him and his household) suggested/recommended any names to name the new born? If so please provide ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) called His wives with nicknames

Assalamu Alaikum, I have a question with 2-3 parts in it. Did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) called His wives with some other names (nicknames / pet names) Is it allowed to give nicknames in ...
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Is it correct to name the child as 'Nabi' or 'Rasul'?

We'd already had a discussion about the meanings of these words - Nabi and Rasul. I'm seeing some muslim people having these words in their name, for example Rasul Muhammad Muhammd Nabi Yusuf Nabi ...
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Who named the chapters of the Quran?

Every chapter of the Quran has a name. So, were these names given by Muhammad(saww) or was he told before the revelation that this is for chapter so-and-so? If not, then who named these chapters?
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Is it prohibited to name father's name to the child in Islam?

It is better to give a different name to the child. We have also heard the arabs name in Prophet's time(now too) that XXX ibnu YYY. I'm also remembering a hadith that at judgement day Allah will call ...
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Naila is a right or wrong name for a girl

Is Naila a permissible name for a girl? Or is it impermissible to name a girl Naila?
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Is 'Ilana' a Muslim name?

Is 'Ilana إلانة' a Muslim name? It has origin in Hebrew. Is it proper for a Muslim? It's meaning is to soften, to make more gentle, to make more lenient.
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Can my son be named 'Rafay'?

Great information I got from this page About Islamic naming system. Further I want to know about my son name. His name is Rafay. Please tell me is it right from Islamic point of view to name a ...
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Is it a sin for our son to have "Rahim" as his name on his birth certificate?

After naming our son Rahim we have been told that it is prohibited to say Allah's Names like that. We renamed him Abdul Rahim, but on his birth certificate we still have only Rahim. Should we change ...
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Naming someone "eternal" in Islam?

I am sure every Muslim believes that Allah(SWT) is the only eternal supreme Being. Given that, I have heard, from Muslim scholars, that it's not appropriate to give children names that might show ...
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Is it permissible to give an English name to a child in Islam?

Names seem to play an important role in a society. Most Muslims who come from the Middle East tend to use or already have Arabic or Islamic names, which may have roots in the Arabic language. ...
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Is naming a person using one of Allah's names allowed?

In South Asia, names like Johirul Islam or Kabir Ahmed are very common. My name is Mohayeminul Islam (Muhaiminul should be the correct spelling I suppose). All the first names I noted are the names of ...
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Is it ok to add a typical secular western (non-christian) first name to my name to reduce discrimination?

I have a very common Muslim name like Muhammad Öztürk. I live in Western Europe. I think about adding a secular (non-Christian) second given name like Louis/Loic (French version) or Ludwig (German ...
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Are Muslims permitted to name their daughter Asija (Asiya)?

We are young Muslim family who expecting Inshallah one more female baby. We are thinking of giving the name Asija after Asiya, wife of the Pharaoh. Are Muslims allowed to give such a name?

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